The free-living inland aquatic nematodes of Africa — a review

@article{Jacobs1984TheFI,
  title={The free-living inland aquatic nematodes of Africa — a review},
  author={Ludo J. Jacobs},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={1984},
  volume={113},
  pages={259-291}
}
  • L. J. Jacobs
  • Published 1 June 1984
  • Environmental Science
  • Hydrobiologia
During the past three decades, much attention has been given to free-living nematodes and, in particular, to the species of the African continent. Despite the current absence of evidence for the existence of planktonic species, several conditions are suggested that could lead to intrusion of the planktonic habitat, e.g. turbulent shallow waters, high food densities and preadaptations such as swimming ability and negative geotaxis. A new and more practical ecological classification of the inland… 
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